Archive for: Frank Quitely

Bloody Conventions

Violence in We3, Spy vs. Spy, and Martyrs

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Nowhere Man, Somewhere Dragon

In this post a few days ago I compared these two pictures: That first, with the dragon, is from Dokebi Bride, a Korean manwha by a young creator named Marley. The second image is from All Star Superman, drawn by Frank Quitely, one of the most respected mainstream illustrators currently working. As I said in […]

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Better Money Shots

I’ve mentioned in a few places (most recently here) that Japanese comics artists are in my view by and large better than American ones. I should probably expand that to just be “Eastern artists” or maybe “Japanese and Korean artists.” I just started the series Dokebi Bride, by Korean creator Marley. So far, I’m liking […]

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It’s! So! Super!

A while back I talked about All-Star Superman and why I thought the first 8 issues or so weren’t as great as they were cracked up to be. Several folks argued that I’d be more impressed if I finished the series. So I just reread issues 1 to 12 and…eh. It’s not terrible or anything, […]

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All Star Fan Scruff

I just went to visit my brother, and was able to read all the comics he buys that I’m too cheap to get. Among those are All Star Batman, All Star Superman, and Grant Morrison’s Batman run. These varied a good bit in quality — Frank Miller’s All Star Batman is a completely embarrassing self-parody; […]

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